Chief Physicist - Phoebe Cancer Center

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • Under indirect supervision, provides professional medical physics services for Radiation Oncology in accordance with the highest standards of practice and as required by regulatory agencies. Collaborates with medical providers in the design, evaluation and modification of effective radiation treatments for patients; oversees and monitors treatment plans developed by dosimetrists, participates in the evaluation, acquisition and operation of equipment or systems to include equipment monitoring, calibration, and safety surveys. Supervises staff physicists and dosimetrists.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License and meet auto insurability requirements as approved by Phoebe Putney Health System's insurance company.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • Long-distance or air travel as needed - not to exceed 10% travel.


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Master's Degree in Medical Physics (Required)
  • Doctorate Degree in Medical Physics (Preferred)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 6 - 7 years Clinical Radiation Oncology (Required)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Certified Health Physicist (CHP)
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Mathematical
  • Analytical
  • Grammar / Spelling
  • Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Transcription
  • Mechanical
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • General Clerical Skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal hearing - Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Walking - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Sitting - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Lift/carry up to 20 lbs - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)